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July 2016

Special-Needs Day Campers Return as Counselors in Skokie
North America
Junior Gan Israel summer camp stresses inclusion
Chaya Mushka Stiefelmann, 28, Chabad Emissary in Brazil
Obituary
Mother of four served Knesset Israel community there
As California Wildfires Rage, Close Calls for Many
North America
Gathering together this Shabbat in prayer for safety and subduing the flames
Rabbi Moshe Freedman, 57, Longtime Emissary in Argentina
Obituary
Led Jewish community in Bahia Blanca through difficult times
Rehab for the Soul: Rabbi and 90-Year-Old Patient Share a Milestone
North America
A bar mitzvah that’s about healing in more ways than one
In the UK, a Focus on Safety and the Work of Emissaries
Europe
Annual conference renews and inspires, but also homes in on national concerns
Mikvah in Omsk, Siberia: The First in More Than a Century
Former Soviet Union
A fresh beginning for a community founded by forced conscripts
New Mikvah Helps Revitalize Jewish Life in Quebec City
North America
Strengthening a small French-speaking community with a long history
First Project for New Emissaries to Panama: A Jewish Cemetery
Central America
Stressing the need for Jewish burial in a remote part of the world
Chabad.org Wins 3 First-Place Awards in AJPA Competition
Roundup
In addition to two news awards, the website earned top slot for Outstanding Digital Outreach
Visitors to RNC and DNC to Get Kosher Food, Prayer Services
North America
Chabad sets up welcome centers for Jewish guests in Cleveland and Philadelphia
Shabbat in Nice: Staunch Community Keeps Synagogue Open
Europe
Prayers and good deeds requested for the hospitalized and the missing
Europe
Camp counselors narrowly escape; prayers requested for the wounded
Two Decades of Jewish Inspiration (and Good Eats) at Ohio State
Campus Life
Growth on many fronts, with two Chabad couples now at this large Midwestern university
Going Kosher Doubles Sales at Maryland College Arena
Campus Life
Concessions ring up big in both numbers and popularity
The Torah of Pokémon GO
News Insight & Commentary
Campus Emissaries Often First Responders to Students in Crisis
Campus Life
Mental-health training addresses identification, assistance and referral
Chabad Opens First Center in East Africa, as Couple Heads to Nairobi, Kenya
Africa
Reflecting years of work on the continent and responding to a Jewish community asking for help
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